Best Ever Banana Muffins

Best Ever Banana Muffins - The only recipe you will ever need. Moist, full of banana flavor and so easy to make! These banana muffins are ready to serve in less than 30 minutes.

This recipe for the best ever banana muffins is the only one you need. Moist, full of banana flavor and so easy to make! These banana muffins are ready to serve in less than 30 minutes. Great for a weekday breakfast, right? Best Ever Banana Muffins Use liners or coat a muffin tin with non-stick spray. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside. Mash the banana in a large bowl, add sugar, egg, vanilla, and melted butter. Stir to combine. Gently stir in the flour mixture, mix just until the dry ingredients are combined. DO NOT over mix. Divide evenly into muffin...

Pork Egg Roll Bowl

Pork Egg Roll Bowl - Same great flavor as a traditional egg roll just without the wrapper. It's also known as "crack slaw". Super easy to make with budget-friendly ingredients.

Pork egg roll bowl is a perfect weeknight meal even if you aren’t low carb or keto! Which seems to be us, we tend to go on and off of low carb. Same great flavor as a traditional egg roll just without the wrapper. It’s also known as “crack slaw”. Super easy to make with budget-friendly ingredients. Look no further for an easy healthy dinner. Pork Egg Roll Bowl Heat sesame oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onions, saute until translucent. Add the ground pork and saute until almost cooked through. (Don’t worry it will continue to cook while cooking the slaw mix.) While the pork is browning,...

Fried Cabbage and Sausage

Fried Cabbage and Sausage - An easy low carb one pan meal ready in less than 30 minutes. A simple dish with few ingredients make shopping and cooking a breeze!

Fried cabbage and sausage is an easy low carb one pan meal ready in less than 30 minutes. A quick and easy weeknight meal on a budget! A simple dish with few ingredients make shopping and cooking a breeze! Fried Cabbage and Sausage Use any sausage you like in this dish. We use smoked beef sausage and love it! Heat 2 tablespoons of butter in large skillet over medium-high heat, add the onion and saute until translucent, about 5-7 minutes. Add the garlic and saute another minute. Pour in the red wine vinegar and stir and scrape the pan. Add the sliced sausage and saute until browned on both sides,...

Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry

Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry - Ready in less than 30 minutes. Healthier and way tastier than takeout. Simple, satisfying and down right tasty!

Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry is so easy to make at home you will skip the takeout! This meal is ready in less than 30 minutes. Healthier and way tastier than takeout. Quick, simple, satisfying and delectable! Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry Chop the broccoli into bite-size florets and peel and devein the shrimp. Or make the prep even faster and purchase the florets and shrimp already cleaned. Mix the soy sauce, oyster sauce, rice wine vinegar, honey, fresh ginger, garlic, sesame oil, cornstarch, and sriracha (if using) in a small bowl or measuring cup. Set all aside. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat....

Easy Ham and Potato Soup

ham and potato soup in black bowl garnished with chopped parsley

Easy ham and potato soup is a tasty comfort meal for those chilly nights. A creamy, warm, and hearty weeknight meal. So delicious it will be a new family favorite. This soup is great for using leftover ham. Easy Ham and Potato Soup In a large dutch oven or stockpot, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onion, carrots, and celery; saute until translucent, about 8-10 minutes. Stir in the garlic, fresh thyme, bay leaf and cook until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes. Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables and cook for 1-2 minutes. Slowly add the milk while whisking constantly. Add the salt and pepper. Stir in the ham, potatoes, and...

Dark Chocolate Espresso Cake

slice of dark chocolate espresso cake on red plate

I cannot even begin to tell you how amazing this Dark Chocolate Espresso Cake tastes! Thus far this is the best chocolate cake I have ever eaten. A dreamy, rich, moist dark chocolate cake topped with chocolate ganache. Just stop whatever you are doing and bake this cake immediately. You won’t be sorry. Dark Chocolate Espresso Cake Preheat the oven to 350º. Prepare two 8″x8″ square pans with baking spray and line the bottom with parchment paper. In a large mixing bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and cacao powder, whisk to incorporate. With an electric mixer on low, add the oil, buttermilk, and eggs one at a time. Leaving the...

One Pan Spanish Chicken and Rice

One Pan Spanish Chicken and Rice - Crispy zesty chicken nestled in bold mouthwatering, flavorful rice. A fabulous one-pan-meal.

One pan Spanish chicken and rice is a fabulous one-pan-meal. Crispy zesty chicken nestled in bold mouthwatering, flavorful rice. Once the chicken is marinated this dish is on the table in 30 minutes! So plan ahead and marinate the chicken in the morning. That’s the extent of the prep work for this recipe. One Pan Spanish Chicken and Rice In a small bowl combine the smoked paprika, garlic powder, salt, ground cumin, chili powder, and Italian seasoning. Place the chicken thighs in a large bowl or zip-top bag, drizzle 2 tablespoons of olive oil and the juice from half a lemon evenly over the chicken, toss to coat. Sprinkle half...

Crustless Broccoli Cheddar Quiche

slice of crustless broccoli cheddar quiche on gray plate garnished with diced green onions

Crustless broccoli cheddar quiche is a low carb version of a classic dish. So full of flavor you will never miss the crust. Am I the only one who just eats the crunchy crust edges anyway? This crustless quiche is fluffy, creamy and loaded with cheesy goodness. You will never know it’s only 275 calories and 4.7 carbs per serving according to my calculations! Crustless Broccoli Cheddar Quiche Super easy to make you will definitely add this to your meal rotation. We always have all the ingredients for this quiche on hand so it’s a no-brainer dinner a lot. Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Butter a 9″ pie dish, set aside. Whisk...

Roasted Green Beans and Mushrooms

roasted green beans and mushrooms on a white serving platter

Roasted green beans and mushrooms are a tasty and healthy low carb side dish for any meal. This simple side dish is easy, too, calling for only four ingredients. Fresh green beans and crimini mushrooms tossed with garlic-infused oil and roasted. Ready to serve in under 25 minutes. Roasted Green Beans and Mushrooms First, crack the garlic and place it in the olive oil to infuse the flavor.  Set aside while you clean and dice the green beans and crimini mushrooms.  Preheat the oven to 400º. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil (easy clean up). Place the vegetables on the baking sheet and drizzle the garlic and olive oil evenly...

Kale and Bean Salad

Kale and Bean Salad - An easy nutrient-rich kale and bean salad dressed with a tangy citrus vinaigrette. My version of the Long Life salad.

An easy kale and bean salad packed with nutrients and dressed with a tangy citrus dressing. This is my version of the Long Life salad seen on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. It’s loaded with kale, black beans, lima beans, lentils, quinoa and spiralized beets. It’s so good that my husband requests this salad on a regular basis. That’s saying something, he has to be forced to eat a healthy salad most of the time. Kale and Bean Salad While the lentils and quinoa are cooking whisk together the dressing ingredients and set aside. Clean and chop the kale into bite-size pieces.  Place all salad ingredients in a very large mixing...